Seven RWE npower plants in UK could shut by 2023

RWE npower could shut seven UK power stations by 2023, the firm announced yesterday. EU laws on emissions are designed to limit the SO2, NOx and particulate emissions from large power stations. Under the EU Industrial Emissions Directive which comes into effect on 1 January 2016, existing large power plants must either comply with the […]

Future looks uncertain for Finnish coal plant

The future looks uncertain for a Finnish coal plant after its owner said it is considering partially or fully closing it among a number of options. The news suggests a difficult time for generators in Europe hit by changing power prices and EU pollution laws. The Inkoo power plant on the south coast of Finland […]